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political power works in america in the last half of the 20th century study lyndon johnson's life. it is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carol spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj. he says he is a not a biographer. he is a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it and johnson he says was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take you? >> i thought about ten years. >> chris: and now we are, what, 36 years into this? >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning. since 1976, caro has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when caro looked at how johnson was first elec elected so the e in 1948 by 40 votes he wrote a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked and said this is what a stolen election it. >> chris: and the late evangelicals tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >> he takes legislation that wasn't going to pass c
roosevelt, kennedy, johnson, nixon and bush, and so what. the atlas foundation made this video to introduce. >> welfare states are disappearing into a sea of ready. children born today face a lifetime of taxes to pay for benefits. shore said of politicians are stealing the future for many people. john: what do you mean stealing the future? >> basically politicians of ron gant people of there future. they're required to put money into what amounts to a big ponzi scheme. it is a pyramid scheme. pay current recipients. social security, medicare, medicaid. they will get stuck for the bill. the unfunded liabilities are staggering. very conservative estimate. just the gap between what they're going to tax and what they're going to have to spend. john: no money in anybody's accounts. it's just a promise and there are more old people who expect to get our health care paid for. >> the so-called trust fund is an i/o you. it is in a file drawer in west virginia. it says i/o you. $80 trillion. john: these college students have to pay for it, and their just aren't enough of them because people my age wr
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in preparation for the last shooting of the bus driver, conrad johnson in montgomery county and hadn't had any sleep, so when they parked, mohammad went to sleep and said basically you're on watch, it's your job. so here's this 15-year-old, 16-year-old kid who hasn't slept in 24 hours and the first thing he does is fall asleep. >> two individuals were taken into custody there after a tip from a motorist. this arrest involved a warrant for john allen mohammad, also known as john allen williams and his 17-year-old stepson, john lee malvo. >> i tell you, i never saw so many policemen and people coming in in airplanes and stuff like that, getting down through the woods with the lights. it's something you'll never forget. >> it's been such a terrible, horrifying last three weeks. we can only hope this is the end of it. we don't know that yet. but this is good news today. >> ten years ago. hard to believe. >>> california's become the first state to ban a controversial therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight. when will the ban take effect? little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [
in the glass. wood i johnson putting his country before game green. he would roother see mitt romney for president than the jets win. johnson said his country comes first . he's firmly in mitt romney's camp. and the next story will be will mark sanchez take a seat for tim tebow. >> gretchen: rex ryan saying no but it is only today. see what happens on sunday. >> brian: more weight rex ryan loses the jets loselap bands or stomach belt and put the belt back on. >> steve: quite a theory there. >> brian: i will go for it? >> steve: put your tin foil hat back o. speaking of tin foil a major recall. major recall for things americans eat every day. >> gretchen: justices want a do over on obama care? our judge is standing by to weigh in next. ♪ fine by me. ♪ where did you get that sweater vest? your ford dealer. when we got married. i had three kids. and she became the full time mother of three. it was soccer, and ballet, and cheerleading, and baseball. those years were crazy. so, as we go into this next phase, you know, a big part of it for us is that there isn't anything on the schedu
are they trying to rewrite history or is it just politics as usual? fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. is here. >> good morning. this is the biggest case of spilled milk. the losers lament that i've ever heard in my life. everyone is pointing fingers. wasn't the president's fault. >> steve: no! >> it was everybody else's fault. lehrer, we thought he would be in the tank for us. he wasn't. he let mitt romney talk, big failure for him. so he's trashed in the "new york times" today. he's done. now we have phony fact checks. everything romney said was wrong. he's not a real debater. he's a performer. the guy he said was a stiff has become ronald reagan, john wayne combined. so he's a tremendous performer. the president was thinking about something else. he was distracted. the altitude was too high for him. even though he gave his acceptance speech four years ago in denver and didn't have a problem with the altitude. we have one excuse after the another. now on the stump, the president is doing the clint eastwood routine. he's talking to the chair. he's talking to the empty chair and mitt
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. >> but it was real. until last week, eliza johnson was doing about three years in prison on a drug conviction, then she was suddenly set free. >> what is it like to be out of prison? >> yay. i can breathe. >> breathe because of a bizarre alleged actions of this woman, former massachusetts chemist annie duken. >> can you tell us what happened? >> the state of massachusetts is accusing her of tampering with drug evidence that could call into question at least 34,000 cases going back to 2003. 34,000. at the moment, she faces only three charges. however, in boston alone, the d.a. estimates as many as 500 convicted felons could be set free. how big of a mess is this? >> at this point, susan, we don't know. >> at this lab now closed by the state, duken allegedly mishandled drugs seized by police for evidence at trial. she allegedly estimated the amount of drugs at times by simply looking at them and certified some drugs as cocaine that are now testing negative. she didn't just write down the wrong thing. prosecutors accuse her of doctoring evidence to change test results. >> she would take known co
opportunity versus upper mobility. >> heather: let's bring alex us any gill johnson and nancy, president of media speak strategies and former senior advisor spokesperson to john mccain. thank you for joug us. nancy i want to begin with you. for six months they said this campaign is a referendum on president obama's record. now you heard paul ryan saying in his interview with chris that it's about choice. do you see this as a shift in strategy for the romney campaign and if so, is that why? >> i think it's right and proper for both candidates to offer americans a clear vision of their path for the country. i think it's a natural evidence luilgs. any time an incumbent president running against a challenger there is component of that that is referendum, but now is the time where we've got a matter of weeks when people have to cast their votes. now is the time for each candidate to be crystal clear about the direction they would take our country. >> heather: alex us what do you think? >> i think they were energized by the romney-ryan team gets this. when you look at the choice that americans
, johnson-and-wales. >> if you want to study the culinary field. >> kathie lee and >>> 9:57 is your time now on this tuesday, october 2nd, 2012. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> several traffic lights are out. let's get to danella sealock with the traffic. good morning. >> good morning. let's start with the rails. dupont circle, the station is open. hopefully the red line is running smoothly. they say they are back to normal. 66 eastbound toward the right lane, two lanes are blocked. you are slow. 12 miles an hour from fairfax county parkway to get to the beltway. inner loop is jammed from the interchange to the bull es toll road. tom, what's going on with the weather. >> this rain is snarling the traffic. we have just one more waive of moderate rain. after that, things should settle down and into the afternoon. a few more passing showers and thunder and lightning. after that, we dry out wednesday into friday. >> thank you. >>> coming up, we talk to the star of one >>> from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> you made
buffalo chicken wraps on every single menu. >> and rounding it out, johnson-and-wales. >> if you want to study the culinary field. >> kat >>> good morning. 9:56. i'm marla tellez. east bay is celebrating this morning and so are the oakland a's. the champagne started flowing after the a's secured their spot in the playoffs. a spot they have not been in since 2006. oakland has two more games against the rangers. if they win outright, they win the division. >>> the giants are worried about buster posey. he was pulled from the game with back spasms. posey will be reevaluated today. >>> and san francisco's all aglow with giants fever. the giants open the playoffs on saturday. matt cain will be on the hill. they play game two on sunday. the opponent is to be determined. >>> the forecast is ever so important. let's get a look at it now with christina. >> starting with a live picture and crystal clear conditions over the city by the bay. it is rare to get the clarity during the first week of october. if you have tickets to the a's game, it is 75 degrees there now. 7:00 p.m. when the game star
. joining us for the freedom fight are mike johnson and mike barker from the freedom from religion foundation. our thanks to you both. >> thanks for having us. >> shannon: the cheerleaders are putting the verses on and there is at least one objection and a legal fight ensued. what is the latest? are the banners in or out? >> the wanners are in. we were able to obtain a temporary restraining order and we have a hearing in coming thursday to make the temporary injunction more permanent. we have a student led student enishiated private speech. the supreme court said more than 40 years ago and many courts have repeated it since. students and teachers do not shed their constitutional right to free speech. whether in the hallway between classes or happen to be on the football field you are still an american citizen and the law is on your side and you get to engage in free speech. >> shannon: if the cheerleaders are making up the banners on their own time, what is is your objection here? >> they do have free peach rights in this great country but there is a difference between free speech
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